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The President’s Farm

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/03/31Mar14-Eisenhower-Farm-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.1MB)Many U.S. presidents grew up on a farm.  However, their duties as chief executive often took them away from rural…

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Gettysburg Week: The General (Most of) America Forgot

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2013/06/01Jul13-Gettysburg-Meade.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 3:00 — 2.7MB)In the three days leading up to Indpendence Day, 1863, Americans waged the greatest of battles against one another at…

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The Liberty Bell

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2011/07/Liberty-Bell-2011.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:30 — 1.1MB)July 4th, 1776…Indpendence Day in the United States.  One of the symbols of our freedom is the Liberty Bell.  But…

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Benjamin Franklin, Inventor

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/04/Bejamin-Franklin-2010.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 952.7KB)His first invention involved a kite–and perhaps his most famous discovery involved one too…

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Jim Thorpe

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/04/Jim-Thorpe-2.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 954.7KB)In 1912 he was proclaimed the world’s greatest athlete and some of his Olympic records from that year still stood…

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A Star Athlete

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/04/Jim-Thorpe-1.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 955.1KB)When you think of historically great collegiate football programs, names like Notre Dame, Penn State and Alabama might come to…

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Punxsutawney Phil

http://americancountryside.com/wp-content/gems/2010/02/Groundhog-Day-2010.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 2:02 — 954.1KB)He’s by the far the oldest and wisest ground hog in the nation and every February 2nd, you can be…

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